Hypnotherapy Treatments & Individual Psychotherapeutic Counselling*

An Affordable Therapeutic Service with an Individual Focus

Amanda Swan BSc MA Cert Hyp CS Full Enhanced DBS

*Psychotherapeutic Counselling With Me As A Trainee Counsellor

As well as offering hypnotherapy services, I am a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor in training under the National Counselling Society. I am currently offering counselling as a part of my course requirement and training. This counselling is low cost which means it is more accessible for people who otherwise may not be able to access counselling. I work in a Humanistic and Integrative approach (please go to . If you would like to find out more please contact me by filling out the contact form below or message/call me and I will be happy to have an informal  discussion about how I can help you.    

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About Me

My Experience

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My training and experience originates from a deep interest in psychology where I obtained a BSc degree and went on to studying criminology at MA Level because I am interested in crime, its social aspects and psychological difficulties. My enthusiasm was ignited even further by studying crime and it's impact on society but especially how people cope with crime. I then discovered that even though I have an interest in crime and society my real interest lies within people and how people psychologically respond to the situations they find themselves in. 


I then discovered while working with people who had been in contact with crime as a victim or an offender, there were many people with mental health difficulties and psychological disorders who needed help. They're difficulties were most often than not related to anxiety, depression or stress conditions. I decided that I wanted to pursue this avenue where I could use my existing experience, build upon it and help people feel better. 


I wanted to specialise in anxiety, in depression, stress and trauma based problems. My interest became a passion so I then decided to train as a therapist. This led me to hypnotherapy where I can use hypnosis to help improve peoples lives and overall well-being in so many ways. I am now a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist where I help people feel so much better about themselves from within themselves, and I believe this to be one of the most important aspects about my work. Making changes within yourself is not only long lasting, it is life changing because only you can know what makes you happy, and if you are not sure I can help you find out. 


I continue to train as a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor where I can support people in talking therapy. It is a privileged that people let me into their lives in the way that they do. Whether I see a client for weight loss or childhood trauma, a persons experience is their experience and no one else's, so if I am able to join you in your journey towards a healthier you then you can be sure of a very safe, non-judgmental and confidential companion.


I have recently begun training with Cruse, the bereavement organisation, where I am being trained in a specific area of counselling which requires a slightly different approach compared to counselling in general.  

I am here to help you...

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... on your journey to a more positive well-being. Come and try a taster session if you have never tried hypnosis before. 

Come and relax...

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Expect nothing less than pure relaxation in hypnosis with the knowledge that you are on a path to something better...

About My Practice

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My Practice

I am pleased to be able to offer a very personalised hypnotherapy treatment service whereby every client is treated as a unique individual with their own needs and requirements. Each session is specifically tailored to those needs and requirements by the formulation of a treatment plan. This plan is put together with you, the client, at the centre of your therapy.  

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My Treatment Focus

My aim is to help you achieve the goals you want to achieve through change and the process of hypnotherapy. I focus on helping you feel more positive and in control of your well-being so that when you leave my treatment room you feel that you are making positive progress. Feeling in control and more positive after your treatment will help build your confidence and furthermore, your self-esteem. This alone enables you to become even more motivated and inspired than before to make the changes you want to make. It really is that simple. 

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My Client Promise

As your therapist I will accompany you through this journey of change at your pace. It is my promise to you that I will provide a safe, confidential and non-judgmental space where I listening to your concerns and facilitate your progression, however long or short that may be. 

How I Can Help You


Concessions are available, please ask

Affiliations

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More Information About How Hypnotherapy Works

From time to time I send out information about discounted sessions and/or information about hypnotherapy. If you would like to receive this please submit your email address below.

My Hypnotherapy Services

Why Not Try a Taster Session?

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If you have never experienced hypnotherapy before then a taster session is an option for you. 


During a taster session it is your chance to tell me what you would like to achieve from hypnotherapy. I can then discuss with you how hypnotherapy can help improve your health and well-being by explaining how positive suggestion into your subconscious mind can make the changes that you want to make. I will also explain how hypnotherapy works to show you how beneficial this type of therapy can be for your health, as well helping to prevent problems in the future. I will answer any questions you may have about the process and how I work. I will then take you through a guided progressive muscle relaxation and hypnosis session so you can experience how it feels to go into the hypnotic trance. All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy. After this you will begin to understand the health benefits that hypnotherapy can bring and have the option of booking an assessment for treatment. An assessment will take a more detailed description of why you would like hypnotherapy treatment from which a treatment plan will be made.   

Assessment for Treatment

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Before you go ahead with any hypnotherapy treatment, I will conduct an assessment with you so that I can understand what you would like to achieve from the treatment. You may have a specific goal in mind such as weight loss or stopping smoking, or you may not be sure where the treatments will take you, only that you would like to feel a more positive sense of well-being and improve your health by reducing the symptoms of anxiety or depression.   


I will explain to you how I work with hypnosis so that you are as relaxed as possible when you come to start your treatment. Relaxation is the key, however there is no expectation and everyone relaxes at a different pace. My aim is to work with you. 


From the information you give me I will then form a treatment plan with you so that when we meet for your first session you will know what to expect. Treatment plans can and do change as therapy progresses so regular reviews for long term treatments is very common. Additionally if you have any concerns or want to make changes to your treatment please do discuss this with me at any point in your sessions. For short term treatments, this may not always be necessary but feel assured that you will always be listened to. 



Hypnotherapy Treatment

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Following your assessment, you are now ready to begin your treatment. 


Treatments sessions are an hour long and often include a discussion at the beginning to see how you are getting on and then I will help you into a guided progressive muscle relaxation and into hypnosis so that the work can begin on making the changes in your subconscious mind. 


I use positive suggestion into the subconscious mind based on the information taken at your assessment. This can change session by session or it can be a case of reinforcing week by week a set of ideas that you have, depending on the goal you want to achieve.  Most clients find that reinforcing week by week brings some very good results, and often clients feel that fortnightly and monthly 'top-ups' are beneficial before they finally 'go it alone!'. Whatever your requirements I aim to see everyone as an individual with individual requirements. 


Your goal will be my goal too. 


 

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Public Transport

Bus: From Canterbury bus station take Stagecoach from Bay B5: Chartham 1A to St Augustine's and get off at Beech Avenue. You will be almost right outside my therapy room. 

Amanda Swan Hypnotherapy at Better in Therapy

CT4 7TQ, Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Call or Text: 07407 240095 Email: aswanhypnotherapy@gmail.com

Hours

Mon

09:00 – 15:00

Tue

09:00 – 15:00

Wed

09:00 – 17:00

Thu

Closed

Fri

09:00 – 19:00

Sat

10:30 – 17:00

Sun

Closed

Mon, Tues: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Wed & Fri: 9 am - 5 pm
Sat: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Thursday and Sunday